Category Archives: WiP Wednesday

On my design wall – Moonrise, part 3 – 2018.01.17

Let the quilting begin!  That’s the next step. When I removed the freezer paper from the back of the fabrics, I realized that the shadow of the turned under seam allowance of the white moon was showing through a bit.  … Continue reading

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Attach quilt sleeve entirely by machine & other finishing techniques – 2017.11.29

My favorite parts of making art quilts are the design process, selecting the fabrics and constructing the quilt top. My least favorite parts are the finishing – burying threads, applying facings, and attaching the hanging sleeve and label.  By the … Continue reading

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New art quilt – Bridge 3 and the W – 2017.07.19

Bridge number 3 on my art quilt (see previous posts for more information about this piece) is the Skybridge (part of the greater Vancouver rapid transit system).   This is the third time I’ve made an art quilt including this bridge.  … Continue reading

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New art quilt – Bridge 1 – 2017.07.12

My newest art quilt is inspired by the photo below.  It was taken from Westminster Pier Park on the bank of the Fraser River in New Westminster BC.   In the foreground is the public art installation WOW Westminster.   In the … Continue reading

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On my design wall – 2017.04.12

This week I made four more blocks for Canada’s biggest Quilt Bee.   These blocks are more wonky (and were more fun to make!) than the six blocks I made a couple of weeks ago. Quilters across Canada (and in other … Continue reading

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Baby blocks and big quilt bee blocks – 2017.03.29

This week I’ve been working on blocks for a couple of group projects. My guild, the Vancouver Modern Quilt Guild, has an ongoing project to make baby quilts to give to our members when they have babies.   The current project … Continue reading

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WiP Wednesday – 2017.02.08

I’m not actually working on any quilts right at the moment, but I do have two projects on the go. I enrolled in Susie Monday’s online course Art on the iPad.   Susie has introduced us to many iPad apps, and … Continue reading

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